Professional Development Courses

As part of our web based LMS, I am have been the primary designer of professional development courses that can be used for facility based training and continuing education.  Since 2008 I have developed the following courses.

Counseling Courses

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Nonviolent Crisis Intervention
  • Introduction to Motivational Interviewing
  • Introduction to Trauma Informed Care
  • Basic Counseling Skills for Substance Abuse Professionals
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy
  • Crisis Intervention Counseling
  • Overview of Seeking Safety and Substance Abuse Treatment

Treatment Specific Information

  • Alcohol and Drug Detoxification
  • DSM-V Overview
  • Introduction To Therapeutic Communities
  • Medication Self Administration
  • Introduction to Methadone Maintenance Treatment
  • Treating The Multiple Needs Offender
  • Overview Treatment Of Substance Related Disorders
  • Pain And The Substance User
  • Pharmacotherapy and Opiates
  • Poly-Drug Use
  • Substance Abuse Treatment with HIV Positive Persons
  • Suicide And Homicide Prevention
  • Treatment Of The Pregnant Woman With A Substance Use Disorder
  • Introduction to Domestic Violence
  • The Recovery Experience
  • Recovery Management Competency
  • Recovery Management For People Of Color Competency

Clinical and Administrative Support

  • Clinical Documentation for Substance Abuse Treatment Providers
  • Confidentiality of Mental Health And Substance Abuse Records
  • Ethics For Behavioral Health Care Professionals
  • Clinical Supervision for LCDC
    • Clinical Supervision Part 1- Foundations
    • Clinical Supervision Part 2- Practice
    • Clinical Supervision Part 3- Special Issues
    • Clinical Supervision Part 4- Approaches
  • HIV Workplace Guidelines
  • LCDC Preparation Course
    • LCDC Prep Course: Introduction
    • LCDC Prep Course: Assessment And Treatment Planning
    • LCDC Prep Course: Professional Responsibility
    • LCDC Prep Course: Case Management
    • LCDC Prep Course: Family And Community
    • LCDC Prep Course: Counseling
  • Medicaid Eligibility Training
  • Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
  • Introduction Stress Management
  • Preventing Burnout
  • Cultural Competency
  • Introduction to Alzheimer’s
  • Prevention of Abuse And Neglect

Substance Abuse Prevention and Intervention

  • Introductions to Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
  • Strengthening Families Perspective
  • HIV, STD, TB, and Hepatitis
  • Introduction To Substance Abuse Prevention
  • Substance Abuse Prevention Across The Lifespan
  • Risk And Resiliency Theories
  • Adolescent Development For Substance Abuse Counselors
  • Introduction To Alcohol And Drug Primer
  • Introduction to Autism
  • Child Development: Cognitive And Personality